Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Valdosta State University
Degree Level Certificate
Total Credit Hours 18

Program Description

This online certificate prepares majors from any discipline to pursue teaching opportunities with English Language Learners (ELLs) in corporate settings and in private language schools in the United States and internationally. It combines a theoretical foundation in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) with practical experience. No previous background in linguistics is required for admission. Some background in a second language is recommended. It may be combined with any degree program.

Admissions Information

Submit an official transcript with date of bachelor's (or higher) degree, an unofficial transcript with date of bachelor's (or higher) degree, a copy of your bachelor's (or higher) diploma, or evidence of T-4 teaching certification through GAPSC. The VSU Graduate School will obtain a record of Georgia certificate from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.